Terms in this set (16)
What names are given to the two parts of Congress?
The House of Representatives and the Senate
How often do voters elect members of the House of Representatives?
Every 2 years
What are the three requirements for a candidate to the House of Representatives?
25 years old; 7 years of citizenships; resident of the state they represent
What determines how many total representatives a state has?
The population of the state
How often do voters elect members to the Senate?
Every 6 years
What are the three requirements for a candidate to the Senate?
30 years old; 9 years of citizenship; resident of the state they represent
How many Senators does each state have?
How long is a president's term of office?
4 years - maximum of 8 years
What are three requirements for a candidate to the presidency?
35 years old; born in the USA; 14 years of residency
What is the inaugural oath to the presidency?
The United States Supreme Court
Which part of government has the power to admit new states into the United States?
When an amendment is made to the Constitution, how many members of Congress must vote for the amendment?
2/3 of both houses of Congress
What Pre-Revolutionary War event prompted Amendment 3 (Lodging troops in Private homes)?
What Pre-Revolutionary War event prompted amendment 4 (search and seizure)?
Writs of Assistance
Which amendment to the Constitution put a limit to the number of terms for a President?
Name the only president to have more than two terms.
Franklin D. Roosevelt